Easy Air Fryer Recipes for beginners and advanced home cooks

Whether you’ve just opened your air fryer box or are a novice cook in general, this recipe collection is ideal.

These simple air-fryer recipes for beginners will teach you how to use your new appliance (with delicious results)!

They are made with simple ingredients but pack a lot of flavors and are extremely simple to make! A collection of simple recipes for air fryer beginners that use simple ingredients and pack a lot of flavors!

Everything from chicken breasts to steak to desserts, vegetables, breakfast, and so much more is available.

I’ve even included some of my favorite frozen foods to cook in the air fryer because they cook quickly and require almost no cooking skills!

Air-Fried Jackfruit Nuggets

Spicy Chicken Fried Jackfruit coated in a crispy breading that can be easily made in the air fryer or fried traditionally!

In some ways, jackfruit is similar to tofu in that it lacks flavor on its own, making it ideal for a variety of dishes such as this spicy chicken fried jackfruit, carnitas tacos, and crab cakes, or curry.

Cook for 5 minutes in an air fryer basket lightly oiled with olive oil. Shake the basket. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Air Fried Pecan Pie

You’ll love having Air Fryer Pecan Pie for dessert! Fresh pecans, corn syrup, and brown sugar are used in this recipe. This sweet air fryer dessert recipe is a holiday family favorite in our house.

Here’s my air fryer version of a homemade pecan pie that only takes a few minutes to make! Ideal for the hectic holiday season!

You certainly can, and it is quick, simple, and delicious! Corn syrup, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, and chopped pecans are baked into a pie crust. You can make this ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze it for later.

This is a delicious treat that would look great on your table. No, cutting, and it’s very kid-friendly because every child I’ve ever met enjoys having their own treat.

Because I am all about efficiency, I made these tasty treats with only a few ingredients today! However, if you use homemade dough and pie filling, the method remains the same!

Juicy BBQ Pork Steak in Air Fryer

BBQ seasoning and sauce are applied to Air Fryer Pork Steaks to create a delicious and quick dinner option in under 15 minutes! Air frying pork steaks are a great way to get them crispy and delicious without adding a lot of extra fat. My air fryer even claims to remove saturated fat from foods, making them even healthier!

The only thing that could improve on incredibly tender coppa cut pork is if it were simple to prepare-which it is with your air fryer! Your pork steaks will slice like butter after just a few minutes in the air fryer.

Pork steaks (or pork butt steaks) are air-fried and basted with BBQ sauce. Cook from fresh or frozen ingredients!

Air Fried Gator Tenders

Have you tried fried alligator bites before? I ate some while on vacation in Florida. OMG!!! They are some of the best nuggets I’ve ever had. The Air Fryer made them nice and crispy! You can now make them at home that taste as good as Joe Patti’s in Pensacola.

Air Fryer Candied Bacon

This bacon jerky recipe is sweet and spicy, and you will not be able to stop eating it! If you enjoy candied bacon, the Air Fryer is the ideal appliance for whipping up a batch in minutes!

Bacon jerky is candied bacon’s delicious, sweet sriracha cousin. It’s chewy, salty, and smoky, and it’s the ideal snack!

Bacon jerky is simple to make and can be flavored with maple syrup, brown sugar, sriracha, and other ingredients. Try this recipe right away!

Air Fryer Baked Brie

Do you want to make air fryer appetizers? This air fryer-baked brie with pear compote, and bacon is a simple recipe that takes only 8 minutes to bake.

Baking brie in the air fryer is not only simple but also quick, so if you enjoy cheese, I hope you try this air fryer-baked brie recipe.

Brisket in the Air Fryer

There are three words. Brisket. Fried. In the air. — Oh my goodness. This was fantastic, and it was based on the best brisket we’d ever had. You don’t have to believe me… Take a look!

Brisket is a fantastic cut of beef to work with, and cooking it in an Instant Pot ensures that the meat is always tender and juicy. Then, a quick finish in an air fryer (or broil in the oven) adds a crispy exterior while keeping all of the delicious juices inside.

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Gizzards

Air fryer chicken gizzards are a delicious snack that even the kids will enjoy! I’ve tried several methods for making these chicken gizzards. However, air fryer-fried gizzards are by far the best.

These air fryer chicken gizzards cook in just 20 minutes and taste delicious! They’re breaded, crispy, tender, and delectably tasty. This is the best method for cooking gizzards so that they are fork tender and don’t go to waste.

Air Fryer Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Making chicken pot pie in the air fryer is a quick and easy dinner option. There’s no need to turn on the oven to get that golden crispy crust. In the air fryer, this pot pie cooks in less than 30 minutes. Continue reading to learn how to make this delicious chicken dinner in less time.

If you’re in a hurry, you can make these in the microwave in 5 to 6 minutes, but if you want a nice flaky crust, the air fryer is the way to go. It may take longer in the air fryer than in the microwave, but it is much faster than in that oven.

Air-Fryer Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Making a meal that pleases both adults and children is always a challenge. Chicken satay is at the top of our list. We enjoy grilling chicken satay, but when firing up the grill seems too much work, we turn to the air fryer.

Our air fryer chicken satay is a quick and flavorful weeknight dinner. Satay, also known as sate in Indonesian and Malaysian, is a popular Southeast Asian street food that consists of marinated meat skewered on a stick, grilled, and served with a simple sauce. With so many satay variations, I’m excited to share our version of air fryer chicken satay.

Air Fryer Chicken Tacos

Crispy Chicken Tacos are the ideal taco for the adventurous home chef. Seasoned rotisserie chicken is stuffed into tortillas and cooked in the air fryer, creating a crispy and zesty snack that everyone will enjoy.

These tacos are loaded up with a creamy taco-seasoned chicken filling before being folded and fried in the air fryer until crunchy. Pull them apart, pile on more toppings, and dunk the crispy chicken tacos in a variety of sauces and dips!

This may be the simplest taco recipe ever! You’ll never go back to regular tacos after trying these easy air fryer tacos.

Air Fryer Peach Cobbler

This Air Fryer 3 Ingredient Peach Cobbler is a quick and easy dessert. It’s great for the kids to help to make, and it can cook while you eat your meal, then be ready to eat just in time for dessert.

You can use any type of fruit pie filling you want. I’ve used apple pie filling, strawberry pie filling, blueberry pie filling, and even cherry pie filling in this recipe. Just make certain it’s pie filling.

This tasty Air Fryer Peach Crisp is a quick summer dessert created with fresh peaches and no oats. It only takes 30 minutes to bake in the air fryer!

I simply adapted my usual fresh peach crisp recipe to bake in the air fryer. This recipe is definitely a keeper, you guys!

Jiffy Cornbread In The Air Fryer

Making Air Fryer Cornbread is a delicious and simple classic southern food recipe. You’ll be eating cornbread with all of your meals after I show you how easy it is to make in the Air Fryer.

It’s cheap and makes the ideal size batch for the Air Fryer. I’ll show you how to dress up a simple boxed mix and create a memorable cornbread that you’ll want to make again and again. You’ll love this Jiffy Cornbread in Air Fryer recipe.

Air Fryer Crab Sticks (Crab Chips)

I’m really excited to share this recipe because every year, my sister and I struggle to fry crabstick crackers without splattering oil all over the place.

This is a very easy and straightforward recipe. With an AirFryer, crabstick crackers are no longer a special snack available only during the Chinese Lunar New Year but are available all year round because there is no mess involved in preparing these delicious crackers!

The best part is that my kitchen is completely intact, with not a single oil-splattered spot! It is also a healthier way to enjoy and savor crabstick crackers because it uses much less oil than a wok full of oil.

I am Chef Harunur Rashid Azim. I inherited my family's love of cooking at a young age. I graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in London, UK, with determination and passion to become a chef. Follow me on Twitter: @RashidIsChef, FB: Azim

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